Sydneysider who loves films.
"Your kind is headed for extinction.”
“Maybe so sir. But not today.”
Too right. Tom Cruise - who turns 60 today, the day we returned to the cinema for the first time in about 18 months to watch this - has rejected the notion of becoming a treasured relic of the past, instead forging on as THE pioneer of what cinema is capable of.
Cinema is not dead if Tom Cruise has anything to do with it.
Felt like bursting…
Wow, where to begin. It's not good.
I felt every one of those 150 minutes trickle by. So boring. And unintentionally goofy. Impressive early scale and design swallowed up by a dull script with horrendous dialogue and character.
Aaron Paul, third billing, has about a handful of lines but his 'character' could have been played by anyone at all. The casting overall - Edgerton, Turturro etc. - a major miscue.
So poorly timed that long stretches of nothing happening are…